sci275_Appendix_E - Axia College Material Appendix E Water...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Water Resource Challenges Review Ch. 10 and 11 of your text, then complete the following: Provide at least three freshwater and three ocean water resource challenges by filling in the following table. Then, respond to the question that follows: Freshwater Resource Challenge Description Urban runoff Pollutants enter storm drains and then are dumped into streams and rivers, threatens public health Sediment pollution Erosion of exposed soils, disrupts food chain and can carry toxic chemicals Radio active and chemical substances It has been determined that the best solution to get rid of these wastes is to bury them. If the container breaks openthen it may contaminate ground water, surface water, or drinking water supply Hurricanes and tornados They cause such destruction; pollutants enter the freshwater environment through the debris of the storm. This could apply to Ocean water as well, but I have seen first hand in a fresh water resource. (Train derailment, oil tank spilled into
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lind during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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